Quotidian Haiku: Haiku-A-Day Challenge #3

Image CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 Steve Rotman on Flickr.com I am joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative for a daily haiku challenge in December. There’s always that day early in a new challenge where it’s late and you’re wrapping up your day and winding things down and then you suddenly remember you’ve committed to a challenge and so far,…

Traditional Haiku: Haiku-A-Day December Challenge #2

Image CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 Steve Rotman on Flickr.com I’m joining Trina Haase at Trinarrative in a daily haiku challenge for the month of December. Today, I did some reading about the differences between traditional and modern haiku and attempted to write a traditional haiku.  I focused on the seventeen syllable count as well as three elements of…

What’s In My Notebook: Slice of Life #sol18

I have never been the kind of writer who finishes a notebook in a month or two–until now. I filled an entire notebook in March and April! I have been keeping notebooks all of my adult life–sometimes sporadically, sometimes with daily dedication. But I fill them slowly. I like to write about my notebooks. In…